Over the years of talking with and listening to hundreds of adoptive parents, I’ve noticed that most parenting styles fall into two basic categories: TRADITIONAL PARENTING: Parenting focused on trying to gain control over challenging behaviors; parents often feel like Continue reading Traditional, or Trauma-Informed?
My adoption journey has had a common theme from the beginning to now… from the time I decided to become a mom, to the four years of paperwork and international bureaucracy that kept me from bringing my child home, to Continue reading Have faith… and wait.
It seems I’m on an roll this week with emails. Just composed another missive to a very old-school (read: uncooperative) teacher who just doesn’t get it AT ALL. We finally had a big ol’ IEP meeting and added individualized language Continue reading Letter to School Re: Homework
I’ve been hanging out it groups for Adoptive Parents for a few years now, and I have learned so much from other Warrior Mamas and Papas along this journey to hearing my son’s heart. It has been a long, slow Continue reading For the weary Warrior Mama